Day two of Leadership Training in Curitiba included our mission leaders from the Sao Lourenco, Paranagua, Sao Boqueirao, and Taruma zones. I wish we could take them all home with us! Great missionaries who are doing great things. (Front row, l to r: Pres. & Sister Cordon, Sisters Fullmer and Barbosa da Silva; Second Row: Elders Veiga, Bons, Hugo, Cannon, S. Almeida, Smith, Lima; Third Row: Dohrman, Bezerra, Smith, Windous, Diamond, Hansen, Lopez, Broomfield, Ribeiro, Reynoso; Back Row: Elders Hobbs, Fernandes, Brino, Harper, Valdez, Hope, Constante, and Arriola).
Derek Lane Cordon and Bonnie Hillam Cordon are the parents of four children and are currently presiding over the Brazil Curitiba Mission; They are from the Bridlewood Ward, Bountiful Utah Orchard Stake. President Cordon served as a missionary in the Argentina Cordoba Mission from 1982-83. At the time of his calling he was a Director at Omniture, an Adobe Company. Born in Upland, Calif., to Nolan Ralph and Roberta Larsen Cordon.
Sister Cordon served as a missionary in the Portugal Lisbon Mission. Born in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to Harold Gordon and Carol Lois Rasmussen Hillam.